Xaiver Armstead drained a wide-open three less than 30 seconds into the game and the McLennan Community College men’s basketball team never looked back as they pounded the Fort Hood Phantom Warriors, 101-66.

It was full throttle from the opening tip for the Highlanders (11-1), beginning the game on a 10-1 run that spanned just under two minutes. MCC led by as many as 29 in the first half and held a 56-30 advantage at the break.

Xaiver Armstead led the Highlanders with 23 points. Garrett Shaw and Antoine Banks scored 16 points each. Jashawn Talton and Dayante McClellan scored 12 and 10, respectively.

The Highlanders host Eastfield at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 in their final home game of the fall semester.

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